Photo Release

November 29, 2017

VILLAR MEETS WITH COCONUT FARMER LEADERS: Sen. Cynthia Villar, chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Food, assured leaders of the Kilusang Magniniyog (KM71) that the bill creating the coconut levy trust fund remains a legislative priority. In a meeting with the leaders at her Senate office, Villar said a better version of the bill provides for safeguards that will make sure the coco levy fund will directly benefit the 3.5 million coconut farmers and their beneficiaries for generations to come. Photo also shows (standing) Atty. Rhaegee Tamana, An Christine Gojar, Rogelio Valencia, KM71 Provincial President Adelmo Arandela, KM71 National Secretary Alma Penaverde, Eduardo Padayday, Paul Joshua Pangan, Joann Fernandez, (seated) Sita Esmao, Ellamae Cordino, Lorenzo Espacio, and Grig Palomo.